8/19/2014 5:35 AM
by Adam Mayer
BECKLEY -- Teachers hit their classrooms today at Stratton elementary in Beckley to decorate and get ready for the first day tomorrow.
Rachel Mendoza, a kindergarten teacher at Stratton, says “I'm excited to meet the kids; I know this is a great school one of the better schools as far as staff and community all work together.”
Whether it was creating decorations for the classroom or preparing the gradebook... Teachers are getting ready for the students. Teachers say that they're excited to meet their new kids and get rolling with the new school year.
Tonya Jordan, a kindergarten teacher at Stratton, says “getting to meet my kids and seeing what their personalities and who each of them are as a person and what they have to bring.”
The first day of school for Raleigh County schools is tomorrow along with a few other counties.